Monthly Archives: May 2009

Limits

Pain in neck, shoulders, back, hips, knees and feet. I may have overdone it. No work on the roof at our house today because I spent the day tearing shingles off somebody else’s roof. Annoying squeak developed under our Jeep. … Continue reading

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When Will It End

Rolled felt, shot drip-edge, laid shingles and leading edge. Today’s goal is for me to endure one more day of brutal heat and get this roofing complete. I’ve got a full work schedule this week that will keep me from … Continue reading

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Too Much Information

After working on our roof all day, my feet feel like somebody removed all the skin from my soles with a cheese grater or a potato peeler. It was so hot on the roof today that the ice-and-water shield was … Continue reading

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Roofing

Roofing was delivered Friday. Got all the sub-fascia nailed on. Ran about 54′ short on shadow board so decided to leave it off the back. Ran drip edge on lower eaves. Rolled out 1 1/2 rolls of ice-and-water (to be … Continue reading

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Trees

Had our last tree dropped this morning. It was a 50′-60′ tall pine leaning and only four feet from the corner of our house. Our tree guy dropped it perfectly behind the house and even limbed it for me. I … Continue reading

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Progress…finally

Sheeted the north gable. Framed the front porch and sheeted its roof. Fill dirt dumped in front yard. Nick worked the fill with his Kubota. Sheeted the south gable. Cut tails and shot sub-fascia. Framed outlookers and barge rafters. Sheeted … Continue reading

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Porch Roofed

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